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Monday, December 10, 2012

Quiz on Subject-Verb Agreement


Quiz on Subject-Verb Agreement[Logo]
Select one answer from the choices provided after each sentence. The word you choose should fit the blank in the sentence. Don't use the HINT buttons unless you really need them.
1.  Either the physicians in this hospital or the chief administrator ____ going to have to make a decision.
 is
 are

2.  ______ my boss or my sisters in the union going to win this grievance?
 Is
 Are
3.  Some of the votes __________ to have been miscounted.
 seem
 seems
4.  The tornadoes that tear through this county every spring _____ more than just a nuisance.
 are
 is
5.  Everyone selected to serve on this jury _____ to be willing to give up a lot of time.
 have
 has
6.  Kara Wolters, together with her teammates, _________ a formidable opponent on the basketball court.
 presents
 present

7.  He seems to forget that there __________ things to be done before he can graduate.
 are
 is
8.  There _______ to be some people left in that town after yesterday's flood.
 have
 has

9.  Some of the grain __________ to be contaminated.
 appear
 appears
10.  Three-quarters of the students __________ against the tuition hike.
 is
 are
11.  Three-quarters of the student body __________ against the tuition hike.
 is
 are
12.  A high percentage of the population _________ voting for the new school.
 is
 are
13.  A high percentage of the people _________ voting for the new school.
 was
 were


Subject-Verb Agreement Quiz List
 Guide to Grammar and Writing